Chove en Santiago (Raining in Santiago)

Luar na Lubre (more on them at Wikipedia here) is one of the most known groups from Galicia and I thought it would be fitting to add this video to the blog today since it has been raining in Santiago for the last 2 weeks. We need the water…. but some sun would be nice…

Travelodge to open hotels along the camino francés?

El Correo Gallego reports today that Travelodge are considering building hotels along the camino francés. They had some initial meetings with the Xunta in Galicia recently. Travelodge is a low-cost hotel that, if they actually do this, would offer pilgrims a room for about €35,- / night. I wonder if some of the spirit of…

Bikes the Camino in 24 hours

Most pilgrims walk from Roncesvalles to Santiago in about 30 days, Julián Sanz has decided that he would like to bike this distance in 24 hours. Why stop at albergues when your first bed is ready and made for you in Santiago? So, this Saturday he will start in Roncesvalles and with his  support-car he…